Coney Island Vintage Carnival Party

Posted on September 11th, 2012 by Kara
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This adorable CONEY ISLAND VINTAGE CARNIVAL + CIRCUS BIRTHDAY PARTY was submitted by Danielle Arcese of Cutie Putti Paperie! WHAT a party! Danielle did an incredible job at planning this amazing celebration….a soiree FULL of ideas & inspiration!

Danielle said- “Summer is winding down, but the fun isn’t over! I jumped at the opportunity to design a Vintage Carnival theme. Some of my favorite memories as a kid were days spent at the carnival, wandering in wide-eyed amusement at all of the spectacles; a belly full of funnel cakes and popcorn, and my sticky cotton candy fingers handing over a ticket in hopes of winning that JUMBO teddy bear….”Step Right Up, and try your luck”

Carnival games are one of the most favored part of the experience, therefore I really wanted to make that a prominent element of my dessert table. I came up with fun dessert interpretations of some of the most popular game attractions including:
Find the lucky duck push pops (mini vanilla cupcakes topped with a ducky topper) Ballon dart cupcakes (vanilla cupcakes with vintage balloon cluster topper); Win a fish Jello bowls (blue raspberry jello with a swedish fish inside; bowls from Michael’s craft store); and Ring Toss Lemonade (lemonade bottles with cute multi colored rings around their neck, displayed in a vintage crate)

Little carnies got to “take a prize” of vintage game capsules filled with candy, and labeled with a favor tag stating “You’re a Winner! Thank you for coming!”

Also, included on the table were treats representing some nostalgic ride attractions including:
Tilt A Whirly Pops (Whirly Pops); Funhouse Macarons (buttercream macarons decorated with multicolor sprinkles); & the Ball Pit (jumbo gumballs). And who could forget the classics! Good ole’ fashioned popcorn in vintage popcorn boxes, cotton candy, salt water taffy, and candy dots!

The super sweet Mika Beverly of PartyCreative on Etsy, made me the most amazing tissue paper and mylar garland. I was so impressed with it, as soon as I took it out of the box I knew that the garland and the birthday banner were the only two things I needed to make my backdrop POP, and boy did it work!

The vintage details and vivid colors of the printable party goods added the perfect touch of nostalgia that brings you back to the fun and excitement of Vintage Coney Island! Of “days gone by” filled with thrilling roller coaster rides, delicious carnival treats, sun drenched boardwalks, and carefree summer days!”

Re-create this party:
Styling, Party Printables and Photography- Cutie Putti Paperie
Tissue Paper and Mylar Garland- Mika Beverly from Party Creative
Vintage Balloon Toppers- PistachioPaperie
Duck toppers- NY Cake Supply
Glitter Paper, mini fish bowls- Michael’s Crafts

Items used in this party that are available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Push Pop Containers

Paper Straws

Whirly Pops

Popcorn Containers

Rock Candy

Salt Water Taffy

Polka Dot Nut/Cupcake/Candy Cups

Candy Scoops

Lollipop Sticks

Ribbon

Apothecary Jars 

Gumballs

            

Items used in this party that are available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Push Pop Containers

Paper Straws

Whirly Pops

Popcorn Containers

Rock Candy

Salt Water Taffy

Polka Dot Nut/Cupcake/Candy Cups

Candy Scoops

Lollipop Sticks

Ribbon

Apothecary Jars 

Gumballs

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